Thanks for reporting this. It sounds to me like your player might be downloading the entire movie before it starts playing. Keep in mind there is a difference between local playback and UPnP streaming. I know that we can stream AVI files to some players without long delays. That makes me think this is not a server problem. What version of TwonkyServer are you running?
I´ve downloaded Twonky mobile on my X10i Android device. Trying to play that .avi file just gives me a black screen without even start playing it. Trying to play that .avi file with Vplayer (also on my mobile) is working without problems! So mhhh why??? I dont understand this.
And yes you are right, Twonky is streaming .avi file normaly without this start problem. In the studio i´m using a ASUS O!Play Air and this client is also working without problems. I can start that .avi file there without any delay.
But the point is: W7 Media Center is using WMP12 for play back those .avi files. Starting that .avi file directly in the WMP12 IS WORKING. Stating that .avi file with Media Center (which should also be WMP12) is NOT WORKING.
So i think it the combination of W7 MediaCenter and Twonky. But why is Twonky mobile also NOT playing this .avi file?
Totaly wired. I dont know where to look for the problem.
Sounds to me like the first issue is a Media Center one. Perhaps you could ask that question on a MS forum.
I think the reason why is Twonky Mobile also not playing the .avi file is because that file/codec may not be supported by the media player on your phone. Twonky Mobile currently can only use the stock player on your phone.